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Regional CBRNE Units


The five (5) Regional Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosive (CBRNE) Units are strategically located along the I-44 corridor. Each of the Regional CBRNE Units is a forty-foot, self-driven apparatus. Fixed equipment on the unit includes a command and research center, laptop computers, a generator and an interoperable communications radio system. Each unit cost approximately $750,000 to build and equip.


  • Interoperable communications
  • Establish control zones
  • Identify chemicals by use of sophisticated monitoring and identification equipment, and reference and guide books
  • Gross and technical decontamination
  • Contain and mitigate hazardous liquids and gaseous product from damaged cylinders and apparatus
  • Basic emergency medical procedures

Team Information

  • A Minimum of 20 Team Members
  • At least 15 Team Members IFSAC-Certified to the NFA 472 Hazardous Materials Technician Level
  • At least five (5) Team Members IFSAC-Certified to the NFPA 472 Hazardous Materials Operations Level
Last Modified on Mar 02, 2022
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